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Posted byon June 15, 2011 at 5:04 PM EST
Ivye L. Allen, President/CEO of the Foundation for the Mid South, stresses the need to invest in people and strategies that promote racial, social, and economic equity in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.
Posted byon June 2, 2011 at 2:57 PM EST
Sargent Michael MacLeod writes about the efforts of Operation Homelink, a non-profit that provides computers and web cams to the families of deployed soldiers, to provide computer equipment to soldiers stationed at Fort Bragg who were affected by the devasting tornados that hit the region.
U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin Will Headline White House Faith-Based Conference in New OrleansPosted byon June 2, 2011 at 12:04 PM EST
U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin will join the Obama Administration’s interactive “Connecting Communities for the Common Good” conference series as it makes its way around the country.
Posted byon May 25, 2011 at 8:14 AM EST
On the 50th anniversary of one of the most memorable “grand challenge” declarations in history—President Kennedy’s call for a commitment of “landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to Earth”—OSTP's Tom Kalil takes time out to thank today's engineering students for devoting their lives to finding solutions to 21st century grand challenges.
Posted byon May 20, 2011 at 3:19 PM EST
It’s nearing the final week of May, Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. It’s been a whirlwind of activity for WHIAAPI! Read about our events commemorating the month of May, as well as a listing of blogs highlighting the administration’s work and the AAPI community in the WHIAAPI Weekly Highlights.
Posted byon May 10, 2011 at 8:57 AM EST
Champion of Change Eric Kehn, Louisiana's 2010 Regional Teacher of the Year, discusses the importance of supporting teachers.
Posted byon May 4, 2011 at 1:32 PM EST
Divya Kumaraiah, Policy Assistant to the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, shares inspiring stories from CNCS' disaster recovery efforts in Mississippi.
Posted byon May 2, 2011 at 5:08 PM EST
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month! There are a host of events commemorating the month of May, including a White House AAPI Leaders Briefing in Washington, D.C. with key Obama Administration officials on the economy, immigration, healthcare and education. Read about this important event and many other events happening across the country and important announcements from our federal agency partners in the WHIAAPI Weekly Highlights.
Posted byon April 22, 2011 at 12:37 PM EST
EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson looks back on progress so far, and looks forward to continued effort to make sure all Americans get the protections and opportunities they need and deserve.
Posted byon March 24, 2011 at 10:07 AM EST
Iris Dooling, Program Specialist for the Louisiana State AmeriCorps program for Habitat for Humanity and 2010 Eli J. Segal Fellow at Corporation for National Community Service, shares the skills and perspective she gained and the impact she had on communities.